• PTI Launches Brand New Website

    PTI Launches Brand New Website We invite you to take a look around and see what’s new. Check out the advanced product search, create an account to access our extended drawing portal, and read up on our company news. We have invested in a new website for YOU – our valued distributors and end-users. Have a suggestion, want to leave […]

    PTI Launches Brand New Website
  • HANNOVER MESSE USA To Premier In Chicago September 2018

    HANNOVER MESSE USA To Premier In Chicago September 2018 The world’s leading trade show for industrial technology is spreading its wings. In September of 2018, Deutsche Messe is staging its first-ever HANNOVER MESSE in the USA. Chicago. HANNOVER MESSE is the world-renowned trade show brand synonymous with industrial innovation, key trends and business leads. The event has long made a name […]

    HANNOVER MESSE USA To Premier In Chicago September 2018
  • Marine Engineers Envision All Cargo and Other Vessels Using Oil Free Bearings

    Marine Engineers Envision All Cargo and Other Vessels Using Oil Free Bearings To many an engineer, the idea of a water lubricated bearing is, to say the least, counter-intuitive. Add in the harsh realities of life at sea, where aboard cargo and other vessels a constant battle against the corrosive properties of salt water is endlessly waged and the proposition […]

    Marine Engineers Envision All Cargo and Other Vessels Using Oil Free Bearings
  • Bowman Launches PEEK Wrapped Bearings Range

    Bowman Launches PEEK Wrapped Bearings Range   We are delighted to announce the introduction of a range of high temperature, self-lubricated PEEK lined steel or bronze backed wrapped bearings. Our new W/MP® range is designed to combine the durability and anti-corrosive properties of Polyether Ether Ketone (PEEK), with the production and cost reduction benefits of conventional wrapped steel bearings. It […]

    Bowman Launches PEEK Wrapped Bearings Range
  • Engineering Best Practices: Designing with Linear Motion Bearings

    The ability to mount and move equipment is essential to any modern manufacturing plant. Many factory and machine setups have doors, cages, containers, and panels that move to allow workers access to the product or machine, as well as provide safety for the operator when closed. One of the most common methods of moving objects on the factory floor involves […]

    Rollon Linear Rails
  • Airbus launches internal corruption investigation after Guardian exposé

    Airbus launches internal corruption investigation after Guardian exposé Airbus, Europe’s largest aerospace multinational, has launched an internal investigation into possible corruption after the Guardian uncovered a series of questionable financial transactions resulting in an unexplained payment. Hundreds of pages of leaked bank records, internal memos and financial statements reveal that two companies secretly controlled by the aviation giant engaged in […]

    Airbus launches internal corruption investigation after Guardian exposé
  • NIBA/PTDA Joint Industry Summit Will Be Held As Scheduled

    Over the weekend, Hurricane Irma caused much damage across the Caribbean and up Florida’s west coast. Our thoughts are with those who were affected by this catastrophic storm. Fortunately, The Diplomat Beach Resort, the host hotel for the NIBA/PTDA Joint Industry Summit, was spared Irma’s wrath and is ready to host member participants from both NIBA-The Belting Association and Power […]

    NIBA/PTDA Joint Industry Summit Will Be Held As Scheduled
  • Composite Thinking: breaking out of the limits of 3D printing

    Composite Thinking: breaking out of the limits of 3D printing Composite 3D Printing (3DP) is most often used to describe either multi-material 3D printers from the likes of Stratasys, or materials with secondary material infill such as Markforged offer. There is however, a much simpler and more obvious route to a “composite” part: Adding inserts or components of other materials […]

    Composite Thinking: breaking out of the limits of 3D printing
  • Chinese man jailed for VPN

    Chinese man jailed for helping net users evade state blocks A Chinese man has been given a nine-month jail sentence for helping people evade government controls on where they can go online. Deng Jiewei, from Guangdong, was charged with illegally selling programs known as virtual private networks (VPNs), according to court papers. VPNs are illegal in China because they let […]

    Chinese man jailed for VPN
  • Raising the bar for dredging

    Raising the bar for dredging   Like massive steel dinosaurs plunging their necks into the water, dredgers gather sediment from the sea- or riverbed, clearing the way for other vessels. Despite their impressive size, these machines have a weak point: their seals. A dredger’s job is to displace sediment that would otherwise block a shipping lane or entrance to a […]

    Raising the bar for dredging

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Motion Industries announce agreement to acquire Numatic Engineering

Motion Industries announce agreement to acquire Numatic Engineering

August 15, 2017 at 3:00 pm

Motion Industries announce agreement to acquire Numatic Engineering Motion Industries, Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of Genuine Parts Company, announced today that it has...

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Composite Thinking: breaking out of the limits of 3D printing

Composite Thinking: breaking out of the limits of 3D printing

September 6, 2017 at 10:00 am

Composite Thinking: breaking out of the limits of 3D printing Composite 3D Printing (3DP) is most often used to describe either multi-material 3D printers from the likes...

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Augmented humans: the future of robotic exoskeletons

September 19, 2017 at 10:47 am

Robotic exoskeletons suits will one day see widespread use in the workplace, to increase capabilities and reduce injury. Chris Johnson outlines some of the key benefits of...

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BearingNet Washington User Meeting – 1 month to go!

BearingNet Washington User Meeting – 1 month to go!

August 9, 2017 at 8:46 am

BearingNet are coming to Washington! Our next U.S. User Meeting will be taking place in the Nation’s Capital. Home to many of the country’s most beloved national...

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Augmented humans: the future of robotic exoskeletons

September 19, 2017 at 10:47 am

Robotic exoskeletons suits will one day see widespread use in the workplace, to increase capabilities and reduce injury. Chris Johnson outlines some of the key benefits of...

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Chinese man jailed for VPN

Chinese man jailed for VPN

September 5, 2017 at 3:27 pm

Chinese man jailed for helping net users evade state blocks A Chinese man has been given a nine-month jail sentence for helping people evade government controls on where...

  • Rehabilitation physician Henk van de Meent (left) with Johan Baggerman.
Credit: Image courtesy of Radboud University Nijmegen Medical Centre
    Controlled prosthetic arm

    Controlled prosthetic arm Clinicians based at Radboud University in the Netherlands have successfully attached...

    May 8, 2017 at 3:00 pm
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    Happy 10th birthday iPhone

    Happy 10th birthday iPhone – the device that defined mobile computing Imagine a world without mobile touchscreen...

    January 12, 2017 at 3:00 pm
  • The Nokia 6 –  first smartphone since 2014
    The Nokia 6 – first smartphone since 2014

    The Nokia 6 will be the brand’s first smartphone since 2014 The first Nokia smartphone launched since 2014...

    January 12, 2017 at 3:00 pm